SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Kitchen Inc. celebrated the ground breaking of its new housing development, McClernon Villas, this Friday morning.
McClernon Villas consists of 36 two-bedroom affordable housing apartments for income-qualified seniors and disabled individuals.
Also among the development are six units specifically reserved for homeless veterans and their families. The complex will also have a community center.
The Kitchen, Inc. says the community center will have an onsite case manager to help those living in the apartments with anything from counseling to acquiring basic needs.
Representatives of The Kitchen, Inc. say they expect to open the development in about a year.
The housing development is located at 1320 E. McClernon St. in north Springfield.